ENGINE AIR PRECLEANER AND AIR CLEANER ASSEMBLY SERVICING - CONTINUED
ENGINE AIR CLEANER ASSEMBLY SERVICING - CONTINUED
A primary element may be cleaned a maximum of six times. Also replace primary element if it has been in
service for one year.
If primary element is OK, clean as follows:
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes should never exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Pressurized water used for
cleaning purposes should not exceed 40 psi (276 kPa). Wear protective clothing (goggles/shield, gloves,
etc.) and use caution to avoid injury to personnel.
DO NOT clean primary element by tapping or bumping element.
Use compressed air or pressurized water. Clean inside and outside pleats by directing stream along pleats.
A solution of detergent and water may be used as required. Fully rinse pleats.
Allow primary element to air dry completely.
Inspect primary element again. If pleats or seals are damaged, discard primary element and obtain a replacement.